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A Professor Created A Single Tree That Can Produce 40 Types Of Fruit

"The idea is that I could collapse a whole orchard and put it into one tree," he told Business Insider.<p>Each of the colors in the photo above represents a variety of flowering tree. Collectively, as one plant, they produce 40 different edible stone fruits (ones with pits, like peaches and plums). …

Friction Physics Reveals Details Of How People Hauled 100-Plus-Ton Stones To China's Forbidden City

Sounds like cold, hard work<p>Records say that in 15th-century China, workers hauled 100-ton-plus stone blocks 43 miles from a quarry to build the Forbidden City, over man-made paths.<p>The workers dug wells every half-kilometer to reach water, which they would pour to create ice roads in the deep …

Engineering

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

The ultimate comeback: Bringing the dead back to life

A radical procedure that involves replacing a patient's blood with cold salt water could retrieve people from the brink of death, says David Robson.<p>“When you are at 10C, with no brain activity, no heartbeat, no blood – everyone would agree that you’re dead,” says Peter Rhee at the University of …

Medicine

Your Developing Baby, Week by Week

Your baby begins as a tiny cluster of cells, but during the nine-month process of pregnancy she becomes an amazing baby with facial features, a beating heart and kicking legs. Find out what's happening with baby's development week by week.<p>Baby? What baby? This concept may be a little hard to wrap …

Micro fungi of Australia - in pictures

Photographer Stephen Axford forages for fungi in the forests of New South Wales in Australia. He doesn't harvest them, he captures their beauty on camera

US military wants to make a portable, bullet-resistant wall that fits in a can

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, has envisioned some peculiar and diverse projects over the years, from molten metal-filled missiles, all the way to submarines that can fly. Then there's this new project that aims to create a portable cylinder that can blow up into a nearly …

Do You Have These Deadly Plants at Home?

Keep your kids and pets away from these popular picks.<p>We're not saying you can't keep them. But watch pets and kids closely — they might get sick (or worse) from eating these leaves and flowers. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.

Plants

Lie Like A Lady: The Profoundly Weird, Gender-Specific Roots Of The Turing Test

By now, you may have heard that the Turing Test, that hallowed old test of machine intelligence proposed by pioneering mathematician Alan Turing in 1950, has been passed. In a contest held this past weekend, a chatbot posing as a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy fooled a third of its human judges into …

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

LUXA2 P-MEGA: the best portable battery, with 41,600 mAh of juice

Holy battery! Ever wanted to take a single portable battery to last you days, or serve a large group of people? It doesn’t really get much better than this. The LUXA2 P-MEGA features a stunning 41,600 mAh portable battery that is sure to keep your devices going for a long time.<p>This is somewhat of …

Portable

Researchers build optical invisibility cloak for a diffusive medium

Real invisibility cloaks are rather complex and work in certain situations only. The laws of physics prevent an optical invisibility cloak from …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Forests

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Researchers find the mechanism that forms cell-to-cell catch bonds

(Phys.org) —Certain bonds connecting biological cells get stronger when they're tugged. Those bonds could help keep hearts together and pumping; …

By the Power of Grayskull! This skull chair by French artist Harold Sangouard looks like it belongs in Skeletor's living room. And now I just reveled how old I am, d'oh!

Education nowadays

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30-Minutes-Max Dinners

Beat the dinner rush with these recipes from our new Family Circle Cookbook! You need only half an hour to make great-tasting tacos, pasta, desserts, and more.<p>1 of 19<p>Chicken Soft Tacos<p>1 of 19<p>Scott Little<p>Prep: 10 mins<p>Cook: 11 mins<p>2 of 19<p>Creamy Straw and Hay Fettuccine<p>2 of 19<p><b>Makes:</b> 10 servings<p>Prep: …

The Thorny Devil (Moloch horridus)

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7 Behaviors to Start Doing NOW to Keep Your Brain Sharp

7 Smart Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp for Decades<p>You'll thank yourself in a major way in 40 years.<p>Some of the same habits that keep your body fit can also help keep your mind in tip-top shape: According to a new study published in the journal <i>Neurology</i>, being in better cardiovascular shape as a …

50 Cutest Kids of 2014

From babies with chubby cheeks to kids with sweet smiles, here are some of the cutest little ones from our 2014 Cover Contest.<p>1 of 52<p>Synee <br> Age 6<p>1 of 52<p>2 of 52<p>Chloe<br>Age 3<p>2 of 52<p>3 of 52<p>Asha<br>Age 2<p>3 of 52<p>4 of 52<p>Graham<br>Age 2<p>4 of 52<p>5 of 52<p>Stella<br>Age 4<p>5 of 52<p>6 of 52<p>Bentley<br>Age 3<p>6 of …

US Air Force's Mysterious X-37B Space Plane Passes 500 Days in Orbit

An unmanned military space plane has achieved a major longevity milestone, zipping around Earth for 500 days on a clandestine mission for the United …

Space Exploration